Italian Wedding Soup with Turkey Meatballs

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CategoryBeef, Complete Meals, Soups
Servings (adjust as needed)4

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 1 lb ground beef or chicken or turkey
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup onion, minced
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped or 1 Tbsp dried
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 box Nut Thins, finely crushed or rice crackers
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • salt an pepper to taste

Soup

  • 2 quarts chicken broth, divided
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 cups cauliflower rice see link in recipe notes
  • 2 cups kale, chopped
  • 2 cups spinach
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a large bowl, mix together all meatball ingredients. Roll into small meatballs, less than 1 inch diameter. Place on a baking sheet and bake until done, about 15-20 minutes.
  • In a large pot, add 1/4 cup broth, onion, celery and garlic. Cook until onions are translucent.
  • Add cauliflower rice and meatballs and simmer on medium-low for 10 minutes.
  • Add kale, spinach, salt and pepper and simmer an additional 10 minutes.

Notes

1 serving = 4 oz protein, 2 cups vegetable
Click here for Cauliflower Rice recipe.